Professional Development & Training

The Southwest Family Institute provides professional development and training opportunities to therapists on staff as well as to other mental health providers in the community. Dr. Susan Smith-Pierce serves as the Director of Professional Development and Training.  She coordinates and conducts regular trainings on a variety of topics, including specific treatment modalities, interventions for particular mental health issues, best-practice standards for treatment of specific diagnoses, and ethical considerations in mental health. Participants in these trainings can NBCC certified CE hours.

Agency Founder and President, Dr. Craig Pierce, provides continuing education trainings specifically in interpersonal neurobiology and trauma informed treatment for clinicians and educators.

SWFGC also has several other staff members who offer trainings in multiple areas of expertise.

For more information please call Nathan Hoge at (505) 830-1871

Southwest Family Guidance Center & Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6888. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Southwest Family Guidance Center & Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.